Cialis is a brand name drug that is commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). ED is defined as the inability to get or keep an erection. The drug is classified as a PDE-5 inhibitor, and works by disrupting an enzyme, resulting in blood vessel walls expanding and increased blood flow to the penis as a result. The generic name of the drug is tadalafil. Cialis is classified as a schedule four drug in Australia, meaning that it is only available with a prescription for a licensed physician. The drug is distributed in Australia by Eli Lilly Australia Pty Limited. The drug is subsidized by the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and is available to most patients at a cost of .20 per pill.
Cialis is sold in either on demand (10mg and 20mg) tablets, intended for infrequent use immediately prior to engaging in sexual activity, and once-a-day tablets (5mg) intended for patients who plan to use Cialis frequently (more than twice a week). Cialis should not be taken more than once a day.
Cialis should not be taken by anyone who is currently taking nitrates for chest pain, as Cialis has been shown to increase the effects of these medications and unsafe drops in blood pressure. Cialis should also be avoided is you have heart of blood vessel problems, a history of heart attacks or strokes, high or low blood pressure, liver problems, penile deformation or vision problems. When taking Cialis, you should avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.
Common side effects associated with taking Cialis include headaches, indigestion, back pain, muscle aches, flushed skin and stuffy or runny noses. These side effects generally subside after a few hours.
Cialis is one of the most frequently generic medicines in the world, and as such, patients should take precautions to ensure that they are taking genuine Cialis. Cialis can be purchased via online auction sites, internet pharmacies and brick and mortar locations. Many of these locations sell counterfeit Cialis. There are many risks associated with taking counterfeit Cialis. generic tablets can contain too much of not enough Cialis, resulting in ineffectiveness or harm to your health. Some counterfeit Cialis contains toxic ingredients to mimic the true color of Cialis pills. Counterfeit drugs have also been found to contain illegal drugs such as amphetamines, dangerous antibiotics and other harmful drugs.
The best way to ensure that you are not purchasing counterfeit Cialis is to obtain a prescription from your doctor, and have it filled by a trusted pharmacist in-store. For those patients that have to rely on having their prescription filled over the internet, that are some precautions that can be taken to ensure that they are receiving genuine Cialis. The writing on the tablets should be clear and free from smudging or defects. The pills should have a consistent uniform color and be free from color variation. Further, the tablets should feel smooth to the touch. Forms of âCialisâ that come in soft tablets, gel capsules or chewable tablets, are categorically counterfeit and should be avoided.
General Practitioner. I worked in hospitals in Melbourne and Sydney.